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Schulich Net Impact's Annual Conference on Business & Sustainability

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Schulich School of Business

111 Ian Macdonald Boulevard

Toronto, ON M3J 1P3

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Net Impact Schulich Presents:

Annual Business & Sustainability Conference: Technology's Impact on Sustainable Development

This conference will focus on the wide-range effects of automation, AI, Blockchain, and other advanced technologies on business. When these innovations are combined with responsible leadership and a drive to create shared value, they can provide opportunities for advancing the future sustainability and resiliency of business and society.

There is a great reliance on technology to solve environmental and social problems around the world as it becomes more connected and efficient. As we have seen technology driving change at an unforeseen pace, is it possible to counteract the growing environmental damage caused by increases in production and consumption? What does the wide-spread adoption of new technology mean for society? Can we radically redesign our technological systems to be a force for positive impact?

Through panels, talks and workshops we hope this day will inspire attendees to embrace technology-driven progress, enabling them to implement positive socio-economic and environmental change, in any role.


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09:00 - 10:00 | Registration

10:15 - 11:15 | Opening Keynote

  • Terry Stuart - Chief Innovation Officer, Deloitte

11:30 - 12:10 | Economics of Transitioning to a Sustainable Society

  • Yannick Beaudoin - Director General, David Suzuki Foundation

12:10 - 01:10 | Networking Lunch

01:10 - 02:10 | Circular Supply Chain Panel

01:10 - 02:10 | Diversity & Inclusivity in Tech Panel

Break

02:30 - 03:15 | Impacts of Agriculture Workshop

02:30 - 03:15 | Change Management & Education Workshop (by Academy for Sustainable Innovation)

Break

03:30 - 04:30 | Smart Cities Panel

03:30 - 04:30 | Sustainable Finance Panel

Break

04:45 - 05:15 | Closing Keynote

  • Frances Edmonds - Head of Sustainability, HP

05:15 - 06:15 | Wine Reception



Join us as we hear from industry experts on:

Finance and investment tools and trends aimed to generate economic, environmental and social returns
•Transitioning to a circular supply chain through increased transparency, efficiency, and stakeholder trust
•Revisioning agricultural productivity and new forms of urban farming
•The need for diversity & inclusion to foster greater innovation and positive change
Adaptability in the workplace through change management
•Development of smart cities and how technology is informing urban leaders, helping them adapt to regional effects of climate change

Speakers include:

Hamid Akbari - CEO, BlancLabs

Jonathan Hera - Managing Partner, Marigold Capital

Joanna Osawe - Global Business Development Manager, DMC Power

Kathrin Bohr - Senior Partner, Stakeholder Research Associates Canada Inc.

Dana Krechowicz - Senior Sustainability Finance Manager, HSBC

Jack Bolland - Program Manager, City of Toronto

Abhishek Bhasin - Director of FI Strategy & Innovation, Equifax

Rachel Morier - Director of Sustainability, The Beer Store

Tom Manimanakis - Founder & CEO, Ethos Assets

Lucy Casacia - Technology Strategist & IoT Specialist


Refreshments, lunch, wine and cheese will be served!

Generously Sponsored by: The Erivan K. Haub Chair in Business & Sustainability (Centre Of Excellence in Responsible Business at the Schulich School of Business)
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